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FOX News
Feb 27, 2013 1:00pm PST
to these government work to do union work, $129 million in 2009, all told, 3.4 million hours federal workers doing union work. the irony, last we checked with the opm, by statute federal workers get their pay. unions can't negotiate to get increased benefits that is according to opm and opm has said that federal workers are not allowed to strike. it's unclear what these federal union workers are doing. when you drill into the data into the information that we have you see the department of transportation, nearly 3 dozen workers making on average $138,000 to do federal union work. that is costing taxpayers $5 million. in those numbers, three new york air traffic controllers, get this, nearly $180,000 to do union work, also 17 epa workers get paid nearly $100,000 to do federal union work. that is costing taxpayers about $1.6 million. the irony, i am not sure what they are doing when they talk about doing union work because by statute that is how they get their pay and not allowed to strike. >> neil: thanks very much. >>> wall street, funny way of showing it the dow is up 157 points today within abou
FOX News
Feb 27, 2013 8:00am PST
that the federal taxpayer has paid 156 million dollars to federal workers to work mostly on union duties. that is up about 50% since 2006. and it is up dramatically from 129 million since 2009. but, jon, the irony is, that federal pay is set by law. it is set by statute. also federal workers are not allowed to strike. when you start drilling down into the numbers, really interesting stuff coming out. nearly threes dozen workers, for example, at the department of transportation, they get paid about $138,000 on average. $4.8 million total is what federal taxpayers are paying for. they mostly work on federal union duties. also three new york area air traffic controllers, they get paid about 180,000 each for official time and they are working also on federal union duties. there is 17 epa workers also working on federal union duties. they get paid $96,000 each. total cost there. $1.6 million to federal taxpayers. so again the irony is, is that this compensation for workers, federal workers it is set by statute. they're not allowed to strike. we have got a lot of federal taxpayer nickel to wor
FOX Business
Feb 27, 2013 1:00pm EST
for official union duties, 17epa workers average nearly $100,000 a year in federal worker pay working on federal union duties, nearly $2 million in taxpayer costs there. here's the deal. there's about a dozen big federal union worker groups, and then there's subsets of them. when i saw the numbers, i was struck by this. 80 federal union groups and subgroups are in the federal government, and a lot of these guys are just -- and women -- just work on the taxpayer nickel, working for the union, not the taxpayer. heck of a story. that's right. >> i want that job, though. i want a job where i get paid to do nothing. >> coming out to pay for you to do the job. >> you are not allowed to strike because the benefits are set by law anyway. >> oh, liz. >> thank you. >> sure. >> all right, well, a new big media battle of pitting two giants of the industry against each other, and dennis kneale is on the story. >> imagine a day when you can order cable channels alla cart and pay for what you pick. shunning oxygen and oprah winfrey network for nfl and speed channel. cablevision, nation's fifth large
CBS
Feb 23, 2013 6:00pm EST
thousands of federal employees and contractors live and work. union leaders say federal employees that repair weapons and defend the borders process social security benefits and protect the food supply and keep terrorists off planes are look up to 22 days on furlough and that's by the end of september. they say those furloughs represent a 20% pay cut. and that's after 27 months of having their wages frozen. all that from jay david cox, president of the largest union. he says federal workers have given enough toward the deficit. >>> a man is dead after being gunned down in the middle of the street in front of onlookers near the popular u-street corridor. it happened this morning in the 1900 block of ninth street. we are live there right now with what neighbors are saying. >>> reporter: well, you know this area very well for yourself. this is only a block away from "u" street, two blocks away from the historical howard heat to. neighbors and police say late last night or earl these morning they heard barrage of gun shots and when it was all over the man was dead on the street that
CBS
Feb 23, 2013 11:00pm EST
thousands of federal employees and contractors live and work. union leaders say federal employees who repair weapons, defend the borders, process social security benefits, protect the food supply and keep terrorists off planes are looking at up to 22 days on furlough. they say those furloughs represent a 20% pay cut. that is after 27 months of having their wages frozen. all that from the president of the largest union, afge. federal workers have given enough toward the deficit. >>> the virginia and senate passes a bill to reform the state system for funding transportation expenditures. this is big news. those include money to repair and maintain the state highways. under the new law, virginia's 17 1/2 cents retail gas tax would be replaced by a wholesale tax on gasoline. the measure will also boost the state sales tax to 5.3%. now the bill now heads to governor mcdonnell for his signature. >>> fire in a northwest washington row house sends one person to the hospital tonight. that fire started in this home in the 1300 block of harvard street northwest. firefighters arrived. they rescued a man
FOX News
Feb 28, 2013 3:00am PST
the federal government paid more money than they did last year to federal workers not to work for you, but to work on behalf of the unions stu varney is here with his jaw-dropping report. >> $156 million was paid out to federal workers who did not work for the taxpayer, did not work for the federal government. they were union reps and who worked full time on union business paid by the taxpayer. $156 million and that number's gone way up from 2009. under the obama administration. >>gretchen: how does this hahn? what's the background? >> if you're a union rep, you work on union business. you're paid by the taxpayer but you work on union business. >>gretchen: this has always been in existence? >> yes. >>steve: if you're an agency that has union employees, you have to have union representative. in the union shops i worked in in the past, you would have to have a job, be a camera guy and be a union represent. >> you never worked for federal government. this is totally different. this drives taxpayers crazy. here we are cutting kids' vaccines. we're cutting border security. oh, but we can't
KRON
Feb 27, 2013 6:00am PST
the $85 billion in cuts are set to hit several programs. leaders of a federal employees and labor unions have been working furiously to persuade a is a managers to make other cuts that will not affect employee paychecks. if the agencies do not insist on furloughs, unions say that they can bargain over when they take place. more than half of the nation's 2.1 million government workers will be required to take furloughs if the agencies are forced to trim their budgets. >> we will be right back. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ how do we gweet doing...shed room and make it shine? ...with a store full of ways to get it done.e. we can all throw on our work clothes..... ...and throw out any doubt. because right now's the time to take those rooms from.... ..."think i can do this?" to... ..."let me show you what i just did." more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot.. outsoumart your budget with thi pergo presto flooring, outsoujust $1.88 a square h thi pergo prfoot..looring, >> the time now is 6:15 a.m.. more now on our coverage of the shooting and santa cruz tha
FOX Business
Feb 19, 2013 10:00pm EST
. up next, a new report detailing the staggering amount of work time costs that federal employees have to spendn the union or at least your told they have to spend on union related work. you will not believe the amount. the "a-team" takes that up in a great deal more. we return next. ♪ dad, i'd put that down. ah. 4g, huh? verizon 4g lte. 700 megahertz spectrum, end-to-end, pure lte build. the most consistent speeds indoors or out. and, obviously, astonishing throughput. obviously... you know how fast our home wifi is? yeah. this is basically just asast. oh. and verizon's got more fast lte coverage than all other networks combined. it's better. yes. oh, why didn't you just say that? huh-- what is he doing? ♪ lou: a new government report finds the federal employees are spending union activities has risen by nearly 10% in 1 year. taxpayer dollars shelled out for all of those hours known as the official time bring nearly 12% to $156 million for that time. well, today on the "lou dobbs tonight" facebook page as for your thoughts on the pentagon's new metal to honor our drone pilots and
KRON
Feb 27, 2013 7:00am PST
of federal employee labor unions have been working furiously to persuade agency managers to make other cuts that will affect employee paychecks. it agency duke insists on furloughs, unions say they can bargain over when they take place. more than half of the nation's 2.1 million government workers may be required to take furloughs agencies are forced to trim budgets. >> the senate has voted to confirm chuck hegel as defense secretary. after a bruising nomination process, hagel now takes over for outing secretary leon panetta. republicans hard to criticize them over his pass statements on sensitive political and national security matters. his shaky performance at his confirmation hearings did not help matters. hagel is a decorated vietnam veteran and former senator from nebraska. >> a number of prominent republicans are now showing their support for same-sex marriage. dozens of gop members filed a brief as part of the upcoming u.s. supreme court battle over gay marriage. according to the new york times they include former advisers to president george w. bush, former presidential candidate jo
CBS
Feb 25, 2013 6:00pm EST
them angry. >> we are just like everybody else, whether you are in private industry or the federal government. we all need our paychecks. >> we all work real hard. >> we may be cut one day a week. that's going to hurt. especially the lower grades. i feel bad about that. >> the union says the average federal worker makes around $60,000 annually. they are trying to lesson the hardship by asking agencies to allow employees to choose their furlough days and allow those who can afford furloughs to take more on voluntarily. allowing coworkers who cannot afford them to keep working. a swap to help out a more needy coworker. >> the threat of government furloughs has federal workers in our area upset and that's why wusa9 started a petition. asking, should the congress face penalties if federal workers have to be furloughed? you want to weigh in? go to wusa9.com. find the petition on the home page. >> as expected, prince georges county police announce an arrest today in the murder of a capital heights 15-year-old. central high school honor student, markell ross, was shot and killed as h
CNN
Feb 8, 2013 2:00am PST
allowing police officers to request overtime. they say, at best, this is a union grievance, not a federal lawsuit. >> and this is something that unionized work forces, whether it's news rooms or police department, have really grappled with. a lot of people are tied 24/7 on the phone, conference calls, meetings -- >> well, across the board it happens. apparently they have a way to deal with it. it'll be interesting what the outcome is. >> i know. especially since i was on this last night. >>> a florida kid has three parents named on his birth certificate. how that happened, coming up. >>> plus, a high-profile movie critic under fire this morning. did he cross the line calling the star there, the woman, a hippo? stouffer's is proud to make america's favorite lasagna... with hand-layered pasta, tomatoes, and real mozzarella cheese. but what makes us even prouder... is what our real dinners can do for your family. stouffer's. let's fix dinner. no they don't. hey son. have fun tonight. ♪ ♪ back against the wall ♪ ain't nothin to me ♪ ain't nothin to me [ crowd murmurs ] hey! ♪ [ howl
NBC
Feb 13, 2013 5:00am EST
wage as part of the state of the union speech. apple headquarters is a busy place these days. working on a new wrist watch. apple may not introduce the iphone 6 until june of 2014. at the new york stock exchange, i'm jane king, bloomberg news, for wbal-tv 11 news. >> now weather and traffic together on the 1's. >> good morning. so far so good. temperatures will start out in the upper 20's and low 30's. we'll see mostly rain and a little bit of snow develop this afternoon. there could be some minor snow accumulations tonight. a quick look at the bay forecast. seven-day forecast in just a few minutes. >> a nice start on the area roads. 60 on 795 from the owings mills area. 64 on the harrisburg expressway coming down from cockeysville. 53 south on the j.f.x. in the green on 95 from white marsh. so far so good on a 95 to the harbor tunnel. seven minutes from the beltway -- 895 down to the fort mchenry. that is the latest on traffic pulse 11. back to you. >> 5:22. an employee and the up costing thousands of dollars. >> a preview of an i-team investigation airing later today. >> an employee
SFGTV2
Feb 25, 2013 10:30am PST
career in the danish cyclist federation in the late 1970's, has worked with cycling research projects at the danish technical university, has conflicted to national danish cycle planning and has been involved in european union projects on zero and low-emission vehicles as well as cycling benchmarking. he has been the coordinating of a car-free cities conference and another conference in copenhagen. nils. >> i'm very happy to be here today and i'm going to talk about planning for a wide range of users, not just for the strong cyclists. i'm not too familiar with this. it's very easy. just keep to the right. in our cycling policy, we present a starting point for the policies for cycling, what we call the transport quality and we are looking at safety, of course, which are the statistics, but we also very much looking at the sense of safety or the sense of security that you feel safe, that the cyclists feel safe and that's not just the strong cyclist, but cycle groups, different cyclist groups should feel safe when they cycle in traffic. then we look at the traveling speeds which is impor
ABC
Feb 13, 2013 12:00pm EST
wage. it would be the first of its kind in decades. the extra money could mean good news for working families. >> in his state of the union address, president barack obama made it very clear that in order to get millions of americans out of poverty federal minimum-wage must go up. >> it has got to be incredibly tough to live off of that. >> raising from $7.25 up to $9 but was met with opposition from some republicans and small- business owners, like this one. >> it is very difficult when you're desperate for business. >> what are small-business owners going to do? have fewer people? it is tough. it is not the right time. >> one single mother who is unemployed, not able to live without assistance. >> if you are already not able to afford low-income housing houses are expensive especially in d.c. >> 15 million workers could be affected. if passed, it would be enacted by 2015. >> this would raise the incomes of millions of working families. it could mean the difference between groceries or the food banks, rent or eviction, scraping by were finally getting ahead. -- or finally getting a
SFGTV
Feb 26, 2013 3:00pm PST
on disability, and one of our community partners, northeast community federal credit union and really low and asian neighborhood design that provides a lot of support to our smaller businesses. it is an important town hall that will support our small businesses and our city's effort called invest in neighborhoods that is supporting small businesses that are challenged with these types of a-d-a lawsuits. and i'll also be walking with mayor ed lee down geary boulevard on thursday at 12:30 to raise awareness of the invest in neighborhoods program that's helping not only geary boulevard, but balboa and clement and merchant corridors in my district. and coming up in a few moments we're going to honor the history of grassroots community organizing and talk a little bit about the history of fred roth and his legacy in supporting not only the farm workers movement, but making our constitution a reality for many of the most vulnerable in our communities, but especially championing community organizing. and we have on the imperative agenda today and also a 3:30 combination, a number of neighborhood
FOX Business
Feb 28, 2013 9:20am EST
. then we have the 156 million dollars paid to federal workers last year for not working. the union guys. they worked full time for the union, but they were paid by the taxpayer. why can't we cut here? instead of kids vaccines, why not cut junkets? this is the kind of thing that drives taxpayers crazy. maybe that message is getting through to the white house because the president is now beginning to retreat from his armageddon threats. on the spending cuts, he now says a lot of people may not notice. stuart: do you remember the governor of colorado, the one who drank fracking fluid to prove it was safe? he's deffnding fracking again. the governor says he will sue any city in colorado that bans fracking. more on that in just a couple of minutes. we're going to talk about that and a whole lot more with our company this hour, and our company is elizabeth macdonald, charles payne and nicole petallides. look at the big board for a second. the dow is up 10 points. we got a miserable number on gross domestic product, the big picture economy this morning. it's only growing .1% a year. now look a
FOX Business
Feb 13, 2013 9:20am EST
found a lawsuit tenzing the state's right to work law. the union said the laws of violation of the constitution because they are covered by federal law, not state law. >> obviously a sign of the vote -- desperation. we know it's not what it used to be, despite -- no matter what anybody says, and this is just the smart thing to do. the unions, a better figure enough of a public relations point of view because even with a friendly president in the white house the continues to collapse. a better figure out. they can be all about me. a better offer a solution that just is not union only. stuart: union center. >> union centric. this is crazy. stuart: now this. an attorney in michigan ran a contest for a free divorce. the person with the worst side story wins. just in time for valentine's day . >> come on. >> keep it to yourself. we know want to hear some stories. i think there is definitely a sign of what is happening not only in america, but around the world right now. marriage is annulled much ground. stuart: is it good marketing and valentine's day offer free divorce if he had
FOX News
Feb 8, 2013 1:00pm PST
. sounds like the unions are going to hold people's feet to the fire because they can say, hey, i work for the state, i work for the city, the government, you owe me overtime. >> there's labor laws in place. federal labor laws and state labor laws so you have to be cautious. that's why the u.s. magistrate is saying, i'm going to look into this further. but it does cause major problem, because all of news the technology world are doing this. the question is, is it within our description? some of us are working harder -- >> here's what is going to happen. if your point of view is taken -- the courts are -- i'm not dismissing it option summary judgment. lawyers bill in six-minute increments so if you're in the shower and thinking about the client or getting dressed, you bill for those in six-minute incremed. all that time you're billing. so now we have -- >> how do you quantify it? and can -- >> lawyers do it, accountants, particular individuals. >> everyone knows that when the lawyers send you a bill, it's not really the bill. >> we bill minutes. >> a lawyer defense? >> i'm not -- you br
CNBC
Feb 13, 2013 4:00pm EST
minimum wage. here's what the president said last night in his state of the union speech. >> tonight let's declear that in the wealthiest nation on earth no one who works full-time should have to live in poverty and raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour. >> so how will that play out? will a minimum wage hike create jobs or cut them and destroy them? ceo and owner of an interness net marketing company joins us and employs 100 people and supports raising the minimum wage and michael saltsman is research director at the policy institute and calls raising the minimum wage is a recipe for disaster. you couldn't disagree more. ken, you say raising the minimum wage will make workers at your company more productive. >> yes, i think there's something with job ownership and the stigma that goes around with actually being a minimum wage employee, and i think when the people are actually looking at what the minimum wage actually buys them with inflation nowadays, by raising it, it will actually, in my mind, kind of increase productivity. >> it makes sense. michael, why do you think it's a rec
CSPAN
Feb 14, 2013 7:00am EST
is a federal tax. the states run those programs and subject to minimum requirements. when you work for the state formally, you are a state employee if you will have a union, it will be as a state employee not based -- not a federal employee. state employees sometimes have wrought her rights. you have federal funding and the states carry out that funding to a state agency, you are warmly a state employee. eet --this twit guest: what happened was senator wagner, the national industrial recovery act was passed in 1933. title 7 authorized certain labor rights because it was during the height of the depression. the senator asked the head of the labor board. he realized how unequal the situation was during the depression. when the supreme court struck down the constitutionality of the national industrial covered act, he then propose what became the national relations act. it was a very liberal law and a sense that at that time, workers had no right outside the railroad industry. if you said i wanted million dollars, if i were your employer, i could follow -- fire you. that established wo
FOX Business
Feb 13, 2013 1:00pm EST
of the union speech last night proposing an an increase in the federal minimum wage. >> tonight, let's declare in the wealthiest nation on another one who works full time should have to live in poverty and raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour. melissa: is boosting the minimum wage by $1.75 really going to keep people out of poverty? or will higher wages mean higher unemployment? rob basso is owner of advantage payroll services. he joins us with his take. you have the advantage of talking to many, many, many small business owners. >> correct. melissa: what do they tell you? ideas like this, it is noble to say we want people to make more than. they can spend more, boost the economy to support their family. unfortunately this money doesn't come from a money tree. >> the rhetoric is great. everybody loves to hear the president of the united states say everybody should earn more. first off i don't believe that the minimum wage was set to be a permanent wage for someone. it was supposed to be a starting platform to further your career and further move earnings along. it was never meant to be
PBS
Feb 24, 2013 6:30pm PST
nation on earth, no one who works full-time should have to live in poverty, and raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour. >> but as the economist dean baker points out this week, "if the minimum wage had risen in step with productivity growth, it would be over $16.50 an hour today." we talk a lot about what's happening to the middle class, but the american dream's really become a nightmare for the poor. just about everyone has an opinion about the trouble we're in. the blame game is at fever pitch in washington where obstinate republicans and hapless democrats once again play kick-the-can with the problems we face. you wish they would just stop and listen to richard wolff. an attentive and systematic observer of capitalism and democracy, he taught economics for 25 years at the university of massachusetts and has published books such as "democracy at work," "occupy the economy," and "capitalism hits the fan: the global economic meltdown and what to do about it." he's now a visiting professor at the new school here in new york city where he's teaching a special course on the financial c
MSNBC
Feb 12, 2013 10:00pm PST
works full time should have to live in poverty and raise the federal minimum wage to $9 an hour. >> that was the big policy surprise of tonight's state of the union. president obama calling on congress to raise the federal minimum wage from where it is right now, $7.25 to $9 an hour. alex wagner joins us now. i think the president made news on this point. is this a realistic policy vote? >> it was really shocking that republicans couldn't stand up for equal pay, couldn't stand up for a fair voting system in the u.s., to see them agree to $9 an hour would seem to me to be a jump. at the same time, this is the story of america right now, one of the most under discussed issues in the country, the fact that one in two american families live at the poverty line. the poverty line is 23,000, $24,000 a year. to some degree, it should not be shocking that they will take this up as a matter of discourse. at the same time, of course it was. we have come so far away from the subject of poverty and mobility. it was a really important moment for the state of the union. >> something they disco
CSPAN
Feb 9, 2013 7:00am EST
to work states or ones that allow unions to collectively bargain, emily leave is a federal law in every state to employers that have 50 or more employees. weather and not this is relevant, it has to be an employer -- whether or not this is relevant, it has to be an employer with 50 or more employees. you would have had to work 1250 hours for that employer. >> the key is calling from north carolina. caller: this lot is such a great law. i know some a people who have been able to use it. they can try to push congress. guest: thank you for your question. we want you to contact your senator and this administration. tell your story about how family and medical leave has helped you, how much more eu could have been helped had not had the financial stresses that i am sure exist in families when they have to take unpaid leave. asked them both to amend the family and medical leave so more people can take it for more reasons and how much you need paid leaves. host: what exactly is a national partnership? caller: we are a national advocacy group that works on access to quality health care, that wo
CSPAN
Feb 27, 2013 9:00am EST
colleagues that a guard was killed in a federal prison on monday. this guard worked at the federal penitentiary in canaan, pennsylvania. he was stabbed and attacked by a prisoner with homemade weapons. the entire justice department, the office of prisons, the union people, we all mourn for mr. eric williams' death. and we mourn; we don't know the full extent -- and i will be asking for a report on the investigation on how this happened. but one of the things i do know as the chair of the committee, we face prison overcrowdings. we have federal prisons, some we don't even open because we refuse to put the money in. and you can say, well, senator barb, you're on the committee. why don't you put the money in. well, we're in gridlock, deadlock, hammerlock. we're not being able to move our bills under regular order with due diligence and oversight. that's why we're in this crisis of sequester. oh, boy, can't we just cut 2% just like american families? american families don't run prisons. they don't build their own roads. they don't have to put out their own local police department. they
CSPAN
Feb 11, 2013 5:00pm EST
of the union address tomorrow night. later this week, work on a bill that would overturn president obama's executive order giving federal employees across-the- board pay increases. follow the house live here on c- span when members return tomorrow. and the senate is in session today. they gambled in earlier to continue work on the bill authorizing the violence against women act. that legislation provides prosecution for violent crimes committed against women, while enhancing provisions for native american, guay, and other victims. final passage vote is expected tomorrow. watch the senate live on c- span2. tomorrow, the senate armed services committee holds a hearing on the series of automatic spending cuts known as sequestration. those cuts are scheduled to start taking place march 1. we will hear testimony from deputy defense secretary ashton carter and members of the joint chiefs of staff on what the impact of sequestration will be. see the hearing live tuesday at 9:30 a.m. eastern on c-span3. earlier today, pope benedict xvi announced he will resign february 28 due to health concerns.
CSPAN
Feb 21, 2013 9:00am EST
hopeful, i am involved in another project that got an oblique reference in the state of the union about a raise the top for energy productivity and there is an opportunity for the federal government to provide targeted incentives and leveraged incentives working with state and locals for things that are of mutual interests including zero emission vehicles and for a lot of this stuff doesn't require a lot of money. the enthusiasm is there and the waterbury ears are institutional in nature especially as it relates to things like codes and standards and figuring out the right level that allows people to take what exists like the desire to move forward and providing tools to do so, the right formula. >> i would just add that in washington, public/private partnerships are key to the success of your program. funding from the federal level, the private sector partners, doing the design build a maintenance operation. we have the retail locations that are providing a couple parking spaces and we expect the ev drivers contributing to the user fees. it really takes working together at all differen
CSPAN
Feb 14, 2013 1:00pm EST
to have a union or you're going to have any rights it will be as a state employee not a federal employee. and that's critical because state employees often have broader rights, sometimes they have narrower rights. but if you have federal funding and it goes to the states and the states then carry out that funding to a state agency, you're a state employee. host: professor, wild and wonderful sense in this tweet, the national labor relations act was a reasonable compromise to keep the wheels of commerce turning. it was later mitigated a bit by the lmra. guest: the taft-hartley act. and the disclosure act of 1969. what happened was senator wagner, the national industry recovery act was passed in 1933. in title 7 actually authorized the labor board and certain labor rights at that time because it was during the height of the depression. and senator wagner was asked to be head of the labor board even though he was a senator. he realized how unequal the situation was during the depression, so when the supreme court struck down the constitutionality of the national industry recovery act, he th
CSPAN
Feb 15, 2013 2:00pm EST
is in chicago today and he's expected to talk about some of the points from his state of the union speech. this is some of the students from hyde parking academy. his remark will be devoted to helping hard-working families, like raising the minimum wage. he could touch on federal gun coils here as well. president obama in chicago expected to speak her at hyde parking academy. we're in chicago at hyde parking academy. some of the students waiting if president obama to speak here and touch on a number of issues, hi may touch on jobs and the economy. here's a look at some of c-span's series on the first ladies. we'll bring you back to hyde parking academy when the president arrives. >> i think the women were interested in politics but had to vehicle to express that in their own lives. so they were attracted to men who were going to become politically active or already politically active. >> each of them i find ingrigging. half of them because they are so obscure. i think half of these women would probably be unrecognizable to most men and women on the street. >> this president's day c-span p
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